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Memorial Day events

The following events take place today: Kootenai County: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 889 hosts ceremonies and wreath-laying in Veterans Park at the Third Street Bell in Coeur d’Alene, 9 a.m.; 10 a.m. ceremony at St. Thomas Cemetery on Sherman Avenue, hosted by VFW Post 889; 11 a.m. ceremony at Forest Cemetery on Government Way in Coeur d’Alene, also city of Hayden ceremony at City Hall on Government Way; 2 p.m. ceremony at Coeur d’Alene Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 7315 N. Government Way, hosted by the Pappy Boyington Detachment 966 Marine Corps League; 3 p.m. National Moment of Silence. (208) 772-2792.

Battle of Spokane Falls: Re-enactment presented by the Washington Civil War Association. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Riverside State Park, Equestrian Area. $10/general, $5/ages 7-16, free/ages 6 and younger. (509) 747-0331.

Remembering Roy Rogers and Other Western Heroes: Western artifacts and memorabilia, entertainment at 2 p.m. in Heritage Chapel; performance by the Rockin’ B Ranch. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Riverside Memorial Park, Greenwood Memorial Terrace and Heritage Funeral Home, 508 N. Government Way, Spokane. Free. (509) 838-8900.

Spokane Memorial Gardens: Service presented by the Greater Spokane Elks No. 228. 10 a.m. 5909 S. Cheney-Spokane Road, Cheney. (509) 459-3347.

Medical Lake: 10 a.m., Medical Lake Cemetery, 21419 W. Thorpe Road. (509) 299-5269.

Maryhill Winery: Wine tastings, special case discounts and free live music all weekend with performance by Wayman Chapman. Slow-cooked fare from Lilo’s BBQ will be available for purchase on the winery’s arbor. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 9774 Highway 14, Goldendale. Free. (877) 627-9445.

State Veterans Cemetery Dedication: Parking along Ritchey Road. Offsite parking encouraged and shuttle service provided from parking lots at Northern Quest Casino, Medical Lake High School and Denny’s Foods. 10:30 a.m. North of West Medical Lake, off Espanola Road, Medical Lake. (509) 242-8351.

Fairmount Memorial Park Cemetery: Presented by the Melvin M. Smith Detachment, Marine Corps League of Spokane, along with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 51. Guest speaker is Capt. John Stevens, who is the inspector-instructor of “P” Battery, 5th Battalion, 14th Marines located at the Navy-Marine Corps Readiness Center. Lunch available for $7 at VFW Post 51, 300 W. Mission Ave., following the ceremony. 11 a.m.-noon. Fairmount Memorial Park Cemetery, Iwo Jima Memorial, 5200 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 998-9031.

Memorial Weekend Festivities: Red Cross exhibit honoring the 1,000 Spokane women named “Gray Ladies” who offered patient support during World War II. Vintage uniforms on display in Kirtland Cutter Rock Chapel. 11 a.m.: Marine Corp League Veterans Program. Fairmount Memorial Park, 5200 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 459-3347.

Post Falls: Conducted by Post Falls American Legion Post 143 and featuring state Sen. Jim Hammond and Mayor Clay Larkin. 11 a.m. Evergreen Cemetery, 2834 N. Spokane St., Post Falls. Free. (208) 773-0539.

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